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Grüß Gott, du goldengrüner Hain

Language: German (Deutsch)

Grüß Gott, du goldengrüner Hain, 
Grüß Gott, ihr blanken Stämme!
Frisch weh' auf euch die Luft herein
Der sonn'ge Bergeskämme. 

Ihr Silberquellen all herbei,
Auf, klinget glockenhelle. 
Es ist ja Lenz, es ist ja Mai,
Da singe Wald und Welle. 

Ihr Vögel all heran, heran,
Wie dürftet hier denn säumen! 
Der Winter legt die Welt in Bann  -- 
Im Lenz da gilt kein Träumen.  

Ihr Quellen springt, ihr Vögel singt,
Du Wald magst rauschend klingen;
Und wenn uns heut kein Lied gelingt,
Wird's nimmermehr gelingen.

About the headline (FAQ)

Confirmed with Blätter für literarische Unterhaltung, Jahrgang 1870, Erster Band Leipzig: F. A. Brockhaus, 1870, in a review quoting from Aus einem Dichterleben. Lieder und Sprüche aus den Jahren 1860 - 1868 von Julius Altmann. Zwei Bände., Berlin: Möser, 1869, pages 461 - 463.

Submitted by Melanie Trumbull


Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)

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